Onassis and the Vanishing Yankee

Ford, Daniel
February 1974
New Republic;2/23/74, Vol. 170 Issue 8, p11
Focuses on issues concerning the proposed oil refinery project Olympic Refineries, which is financially supported by Greek businessman Aristotle Onassis in Durham, New Hampshire. Projected daily production of the refinery; Reasons behind the opposition of area residents to the project; Initiative made by Olympic to gain the support of the citizens to the project; Support of Governor Meidrim Thomson to Onassis; Plans of Olympic to build "a little museum" to house artifacts that might otherwise be lost amid pipelines, tank farms, cracking plants and retaining walls.


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